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Three ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter plugs in for mobile data

Three ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter plugs in for mobile data

By Paul Lamkin

The message from Three is clear - it already records 97 per cent of its network traffic as data but it wants more.And to help it achieve its aims it has announced the ZTE MF10 Dongle Adapter, a device which takes a regular USB Wi-Fi dongle and turns it... Read more

Panasonic Evolta Iron Robot completes Hawaii Triathlon

Panasonic Evolta Iron Robot completes Hawaii Triathlon

By Paul Lamkin

Yes, we know it was all a marketing stunt. And yes, technically three Panasonic Evolta robots took on the Hawaii Triathlon - but that doesn't mean we haven't been worried sick about the little guy (or guys, rather) since we first brought you news of his... Read more

Life in a Day: Now available in full on YouTube

Life in a Day: Now available in full on YouTube

By Paul Lamkin

Life in a Day, the YouTube documentary which boasts Sir Ridley Scott as an executive producer and is directed by Kevin Macdonald, has been made available on the video sharing site in its entirety.The film is made up of 1,125 clips, that were selected... Read more

TomTom Go Live 1005 World tweets its arrival

TomTom Go Live 1005 World tweets its arrival

By Paul Lamkin

TomTom has announced its latest app-happy satnav system - the TomTom Go Live 1005 World.The system has the same app setup that we saw introduced with the Go Live 1535 that went on sale in the States back in September.TomTom Live satnavs give users access... Read more

Spotify Gift Cards arrive in time for Christmas

Spotify Gift Cards arrive in time for Christmas

By Paul Lamkin

If you needed further proof that Spotify is fast becoming a mainstream brand, not just for tech fans in the know but rather a High Street name, then take note that the music streaming giant has just released its first gift cards into the shops in time... Read more

HTC Vivid hits AT&T’s 4G network

HTC Vivid hits AT&T’s 4G network

By Paul Lamkin

It's all go for AT&T and its smartphone 4G launch day. First up, we heard all about how the Skyrocket is in flight and now we can tell you about HTC's first 4G smartphone for the US network - the HTC Vivid.The Vivid hasn't quite got the engine room of... Read more

Three: 97 per cent of all traffic is data

Three: 97 per cent of all traffic is data

By Paul Lamkin

Mobile carrier Three has revealed that a staggering 97 per cent of all traffic on its network is data - leaving only 3 per cent for calls and texts.With the tablet revolution in full swing, mobile broadband becoming the norm and smartphones more common... Read more

Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Back in March Pocket-lint told you all about the Adidas Virtual Footwear Wall after it had caught our eye when it went on show over in Germany at CeBIT.And now we've had a chance to get up close and personal, and all touchy-feely, with the real thing... Read more

Noel Gallagher: iPhones are for Cockneys

Noel Gallagher: iPhones are for Cockneys

By Paul Lamkin

It's not often that the tabloid celebrity pages turn up anything of note for our dear Pocket-lint readers but, then again, it's not often that Noel Gallagher turns his mocking vernacular to the tech world.Usually the former Oasis chief's harsh words are... Read more

Microsoft wants Kinect in the workplace

Microsoft wants Kinect in the workplace

By Paul Lamkin

We're approaching the 1 year anniversary of Microsoft's Kinect system and to celebrate Microsoft has announced that Kinect for Windows commercial program will go live early in 2012.We know, we were kind of hoping for something a bit more exciting as well... Read more

BlackBerry Messenger update makes app sharing easy

BlackBerry Messenger update makes app sharing easy

By Paul Lamkin

In July RIM announced BBM 6, bringing BBM connected apps to the party, and now the first major update (v6.0.1) has gone live.Back in March, RIM opened up for third parties to tap into the BBM phenomenon with the BlackBerry Messenger Social Platform, which... Read more

Virgin Media bundles Spotify Premium into broadband and mobile deals

Virgin Media bundles Spotify Premium into broadband and mobile deals

By Paul Lamkin

Virgin Media has detailed its latest Spotify plans - bundling Spotify Premium deals in with mobile and broadband contracts.Anyone taking out, or renewing, a Virgin Media fibre optic broadband plan will be entitled to 6 months of the music streamers top... Read more

Panasonic GX1 pictured ahead of launch

Panasonic GX1 pictured ahead of launch

By Paul Lamkin

The rumour mill just got real. What was once a careless whisper now looks to be a genuine product. Yes camera fans, we're talking the about the forthcoming Panasonic GX1 which has just been pictured for the first time.If this is your first acquaintance... Read more

Google TV 2.0 adds Android Market access

Google TV 2.0 adds Android Market access

By Paul Lamkin

Google has announced version 2.0 of its Google TV software, bringing a Honeycomb flavoured Android experience to the table.The key new addition to the Google TV setup is the Android Market, although not all apps are supported for obvious reasons. There... Read more

Big 4 ISPs team up to protect kids online

Big 4 ISPs team up to protect kids online

By Paul Lamkin

The top 4 ISPs in the UK - BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media - have teamed up to publish a Code of Practice that should help parents keep their kids safe online.The Code is the result of discussions between ISPs, Government, NGOs, and parents’ and... Read more

Android Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung Galaxy S II in Q2 2012

Android Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung Galaxy S II in Q2 2012

By Paul Lamkin

If you've got yourself a Samsung Galaxy S II and you just can't wait to get Android 4.0 up and running on your smartphone, then we've got some bad news - you're going to have to.Wait, that is. For the good news is that Samsung Italy has confirmed that... Read more

RIM literally giving PlayBook tablets away

RIM literally giving PlayBook tablets away

By Paul Lamkin

Back in September it was revealed that RIM was struggling with sales of its PlayBook tablet, with just 200,000 shipped to shops in the previous quarter, and now the Canadian phone giant has taken action - by offering free PlayBooks in the US and Canada.The... Read more

Scosche myTrek uses your iPhone as a pulse monitor

Scosche myTrek uses your iPhone as a pulse monitor

By Paul Lamkin

Scosche has unleashed its latest iDevice accessory - the Scosche myTrek; a health monitor to let fanboys monitor their pulse, workout performance and calorie count.The myTrek is a small Bluetooth enabled device that sits on an armband and connects wirelessly... Read more

Infographic highlights plight of the Android Orphans

Infographic highlights plight of the Android Orphans

By Paul Lamkin

You may have read earlier on Pocket-lint how the Google Nexus One would not be getting the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.And whilst some Google handset owners may complain about the lack of support, for a phone that has been around for almost... Read more

Free Xbox 360 from Orange with Nokia Lumia 800 upgrades

Free Xbox 360 from Orange with Nokia Lumia 800 upgrades

By Paul Lamkin

Orange and Microsoft have teamed up to offer upgraders choosing the latest Windows Phone 7.5 handset, the Nokia Lumia 800, a free Xbox 360.Any Orange customer upgrading their phone from 16 November, the date the codenamed Sea Ray device goes on sale,... Read more

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 zooms in from RIM

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 zooms in from RIM

By Paul Lamkin

Hold on to your hats RIM-fans, the Canadian phone giant has announced a brand spanking new phone that it has designed in partnership with Porsche Design - the P'9981.With an apostrophe as puzzling as Samuel Eto'o's and (probably) a price-tag that will... Read more

Google spent $1.4 billion acquiring 57 companies in 2011

Google spent $1.4 billion acquiring 57 companies in 2011

By Paul Lamkin

If you thought that the purse strings over in Mountain View might be running a bit tight following the decision to fork out $12.5 billion on Motorola (a deal that has yet to be finalised) then think again.In 2011 the company has acquired no fewer than... Read more

Ford MyKey Do Not Disturb feature added for extra safety

Ford MyKey Do Not Disturb feature added for extra safety

By Paul Lamkin

Ford has announced a new feature for its MyKey platform - Do Not Disturb - which will block all incoming texts and calls on a user's mobile.Whilst this sounds like a major ball-ache if you're a teenager, the move is designed with your safety and your... Read more

Ice Cream Sandwich hitting Google Nexus S 'in weeks'

Ice Cream Sandwich hitting Google Nexus S 'in weeks'

By Paul Lamkin

Good news Google Nexus S owners - the latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, will be hitting your devices "in weeks".Bad news Google Nexus One owners - you're stuck with Android Gingerbread.The update news comes courtesy of Hugo Barra, product... Read more

Virgin Media installing one TiVo every minute

Virgin Media installing one TiVo every minute

By Paul Lamkin

The TiVo team over at Virgin Media is engaging in some serious fist pumping and back slapping, and why the heck not? After all, the cable giant has just announced that, in the first 3 months of the mass availability of the service, its engineers have... Read more

25,000 Nokia Lumia 800 smartphones handed to developers

25,000 Nokia Lumia 800 smartphones handed to developers

By Paul Lamkin

During the Nokia World "building the new ecosystem" session over at London's Excel, SVP of Developer and Marketplace at Nokia, Marco Argenti, announced that 25,000 Nokia Lumia 800 devices would be made available to developers before the end of the year.The... Read more

PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch

PlayStation Vita Flash free for launch

By Paul Lamkin

Don't expect any Flash based fun on your Sony PlayStation Vita if you grab one at launch, Adobe's much derided platform will not be supported.There is cookie, JavaScript 1.7 and HTML5 support though, proving that the device will be equipped for web-based... Read more

Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data

Adidas miCoach Speed Cell chips in for performance data

By Paul Lamkin

The Adidas miCoach Speed Cell has just been announced as a standalone product; it is the brains behind the latest Adidas Adizero f50 football boot as tested by Pocket-lint back in September.The Speed Cell allows you to measure your athletic performance... Read more

Dropbox for Teams launched for small businesses

Dropbox for Teams launched for small businesses

By Paul Lamkin

Dropbox for Teams has gone live, making it easier for small businesses to tap into the cloud based storage solution without having to worry about the limited space on offer with the regular version.For $795 a year, 5 team members can share folders with... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)

By Paul Lamkin

Yesterday's App of the Day, Bike Baron, is an incredibly addictive game, Sorry if we've got you hooked.And today's offering also scores highly on the obsessive factor, although there's a lot less skill involved. And, whilst it's probably aimed at kids... Read more

Toyota Touch Life takes your iPhone for a ride

Toyota Touch Life takes your iPhone for a ride

By Paul Lamkin

Let's face it, although in-car entertainment systems are getting better, they're simply no match for your smartphone.And that must be exactly what the boffins at Toyota thought when they were developing the Touch Life system - a seven inch display that... Read more

Griffin unleashes a trio of kid friendly Apple accessories

Griffin unleashes a trio of kid friendly Apple accessories

By Paul Lamkin

Griffin, fresh from the success of the Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD, has announced yet more kid friendly accessories for your iPhone and iPad.First up is the Crayola Trace & Draw which works alongside a free iOS App. This is basically a case to protect... Read more

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 MasterCard PayPass approved

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 MasterCard PayPass approved

By Paul Lamkin

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Curve 9360 are the world's first SIM-based NFC smartphones to be MasterCard PayPass approved, Research in Motion has announced.What this means is that the devices have met the financial giant's guidelines and,... Read more

iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand

iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand

By Paul Lamkin

Condé Nast, the publisher behind iPad magazines such as Vanity Fair, GQ and Wired has reported a huge boom in digital subscriptions since the release of iOS 5 on to the Apple tab.It has reported an increase of 268 per cent for subscriptions and 142 per... Read more

Samsung Exhibit II 4G hits T-Mobile Stateside

Samsung Exhibit II 4G hits T-Mobile Stateside

By Paul Lamkin

Following up the original Samsung Exhibit 4G that went live in the US in June, Sammy and T-Mobile have teamed up again for a sequel - the Samsung Exhibit II 4G.Again, this is 4G fun on a budget. It packs a 3.7-inch WVGA TFT touchscreen and is powered... Read more

Nokia and Monster team up for Purity HD Stereo Headset

Nokia and Monster team up for Purity HD Stereo Headset

By Paul Lamkin

It's been a Monster morning for Nokia. Not content with unleashing the Nokia Lumia 710, the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia Asha range, the company also confirmed the rumoured Monster headphone partnership.It detailed the Purity HD Stereo Headset and the... Read more

Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming 16 November

Nokia Lumia 800 now official, coming 16 November

By Paul Lamkin

Over at the Excel centre in London's Docklands, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop took to the stage to officially announce the Nokia Lumia 800.No surprises there, as the phone has been more leaky than a rusty pipe, although that didn't quell the excitement on Nokia's... Read more

Nokia Asha phone range debuts

Nokia Asha phone range debuts

By Paul Lamkin

Nokia has announced four new budget handsets: the Nokia Asha 200, Asha 201, Asha 300, and Asha 303.Derived from Hindi word signifying hope, the new phones will run Symbian Series 40 and be aimed at the emerging markets around the world."We can bring the... Read more

Pure Music to take on Spotify

Pure Music to take on Spotify

By Paul Lamkin

Pure, the radio specialist, announced Pure Music on Tuesday; a streaming service that sees it going head-to-head with Spotify.Building on the success of last year's FlowSongs platform, Pure Music again uses 7Digital's extensive catalogue but this time... Read more

Nokia Lumia 800 photos give name away

Nokia Lumia 800 photos give name away

By Paul Lamkin

The much rumoured, and much leaked first Nokia Mango handset will hit the shops as the Nokia Lumia 800 - according to some EXIF data obtained by The Nokia Blog. The Lumia name has also been verified by a Pocket-lint source.Let's face it, Nokia Sea Ray... Read more

iTunes chief behind Apple TV sets

iTunes chief behind Apple TV sets

By Paul Lamkin

Remember on Monday how we told you that Steve Jobs' final piece of Apple-based genius could have been cracking the much touted Apple TV set?Well, that particular bone has just had plenty more meat added to it, courtesy of a report by Bloomberg. The financial... Read more

Panasonic GX1 coming 28 October?

Panasonic GX1 coming 28 October?

By Paul Lamkin

Panasonic may not be being as care-free as Sony was with its big camera leaks but, despite a lack of images, we've still got plenty of juicy gossip on the forthcoming Panasonic GX1.The big murmur is that the new Micro Four Thirds camera will be announced... Read more

3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums

3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums

By Paul Lamkin

Taking its inspiration from the likes of the Flip, 3M has unleashed the Camcorder Projector CP45 - a pocket-sized HD camera with a twist.That twist being that the CP45 also doubles up as a pico projector, giving you the option to beam your footage on... Read more

8-bit Super Mario cushion for Nintendo softies

8-bit Super Mario cushion for Nintendo softies

By Paul Lamkin

There are a lot of reasons for wanting to live in Japan. Japanese cuisine in iPhone case form for one, Star Wars lightsaber lighting up the Tokyo subway too and, of course, hi-tech vending machines (containing drinks and nothing else - get your minds... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II: iPhone killer...almost

Samsung Galaxy S II: iPhone killer...almost

By Paul Lamkin

Samsung is keen to stress just how well its latest flagship is doing - releasing a statement boasting of 10 million global sales of the Samsung Galaxy S II, making it the fastest selling handset in the company's history.Add that figure to the 20 million... Read more

FreedMan Chair wins British Design of the Year title

FreedMan Chair wins British Design of the Year title

By Paul Lamkin

Are you sitting comfortably? Probably not, as you're not likely to be perched on the revolutionary new FreedMan Chair, which has just scooped the British Design of the Year award from the British Invention Society.Designed by osteopath Simon Freedman,... Read more

Dell XPS 14z UK launch detailed

Dell XPS 14z UK launch detailed

By Paul Lamkin

It may not quite be an Ultrabook, but the Dell XPS 14z is definitely a svelte bit of kit and it's UK bound next month.This 14-inch laptop will come with Intel’s 2nd generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, a 1366x768 resolution display and optional... Read more

Apple MacBook Pro line-up quietly boosted

Apple MacBook Pro line-up quietly boosted

By Paul Lamkin

Apple's MacBook Pro range has had a shake up, with Cupertino Computers releasing the new models with barely a whisper. The range is now showing in the online Apple Store.What we're looking at is processor and storage upgrades for all existing sizes, with... Read more

Radiopaq Duo pictures and hands-on

Radiopaq Duo pictures and hands-on

By Paul Lamkin

Whenever we hear the words "budget headphones" a small part of us dies inside. After all, why would you want to use cheap cans when the device that you're playing your tunes from probably required you taking out a second mortgage.So when we took delivery... Read more

GoPro HD Hero2 11-megapixel action all systems go

GoPro HD Hero2 11-megapixel action all systems go

By Paul Lamkin

GoPro has officially announced the arrival of the HD Hero2 action camera, the follow up to the much loved original that landed last year.Turning the megapixel dial up to 11, offering a twice-as-fast-image processor and a doubly-sharp glass lens compared... Read more